Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Watson Best

In memory of:

Private Henry Watson Best

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

216116

Age:

45

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 6, 1872
Huron County, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 10, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of William and Maria Morrisson Best; husband of Ida S. Lowes (formerly Best).

Commemorated on Page 200 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VII. J. 27.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers – Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Bernard to Binyon. Mircoform Sequence 9; Volume Number 31829_B016719; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 153 Page 229 of 652

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